LifePoint Health Nurse Aid PRN in Los Alamos, New Mexico
Los Alamos Medical Center is a community Hospital located in the beautiful mountain community of Los Alamos, NM, surrounded by the powerful Jemez Mountains. Los Alamos is a health oriented community that is proud to have its own ski hill, golf course, aquatic center where Olympic swim teams train, the best schools in the state of NM, outstanding hiking trails, is a very safe community and is the home of Los Alamos National Labs. Local historical and beautiful sites (Santa Fe, Taos) are within an hour’s drive of Los Alamos.
Los Alamos Medical Center is committed to its quality initiatives and a culture of safety, is invested in the growth of its staff and thus supports ongoing education, certifications and other ongoing learning, and extends numerous recognition programs to all of its staff.
This role requires you to:
Performs basic patient care activities as delegated and supervised by an RN, including monitoring vital signs, possibly taking blood glucose measurements, and recording intake and output.
Assists patients with tending to personal care and activities of daily living, including but not limited to bathing, grooming, eating, and ambulation.
Reports abnormal findings or changes in physical, mental, and emotional conditions to nursing staff
Assists with keeping patient rooms and common areas stocked, clean and orderly.
Minimum Education High school diploma or equivalent required
Minimum Education Two years of college preferred
Required Skills Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Basic Life Support (BLS)
New hires will have ninety (90) days from date of hire to obtain American Heart Association certifications. Notwithstanding this ‘grace period’ for obtaining American Heart Association certifications, employees are not excused from being current in any and all existing certifications that are required for their position as outlined in the position job description.
EMS certificate or CNA certificate preferred
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Organization: *Los Alamos Medical Center
Title: Nurse Aid PRN
Location: New Mexico-Los Alamos
Requisition ID: 7435-1661